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Document type:
Comparative Study; Journal Article
Author(s):
Fakler, U; Pauli, Ch; Balling, G; Lorenz, HP; Eicken, A; Hennig, M; Hess, J
Title:
Cardiac index monitoring by pulse contour analysis and thermodilution after pediatric cardiac surgery.
Abstract:
OBJECTIVES: To validate a new device (PiCCO system; Pulsion Medical Systems, Munich, Germany), we compared cardiac index derived from transpulmonary thermodilution and from pulse contour analysis in pediatric patients after surgery for congenital heart disease. We performed a prospective clinical study in a pediatric cardiac intensive care unit of a university hospital. METHODS: Twenty-four patients who had had cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease (median age 4.2 years, range 1.4-15.2 y...    »
Journal title abbreviation:
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
Year:
2007
Journal volume:
133
Journal issue:
1
Pages contribution:
224-8
Language:
eng
Fulltext / DOI:
doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2006.07.038
Pubmed ID:
http://view.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17198817
Print-ISSN:
0022-5223
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler (Prof. Hess)
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